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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 27,195
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How TV works and the promise of its youth.
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Topics: Media: Television, Electronics
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 39,746
favorite 80
comment 12
Early technology to enable the channel-surfer.
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Topic: Media: Television
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 27,330
favorite 59
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Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
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Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 40,523
favorite 68
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Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
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Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 7,144
favorite 25
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Presents a special device that automatically tunes in your favorite preselected TV shows. This is a silent film.
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Topics: Media: Television, Leisure, User interfaces
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by American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
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eye 106,406
favorite 61
comment 9
Training film for users of the new dial telephones.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Ergonomics
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by Professional Films
movies
eye 8,296
favorite 7
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Exhorts the Cuban people to support industrialization on the island and the production of consumer goods.
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Topic: Cuba
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by Professional Films
movies
eye 13,082
favorite 8
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Exhorts the Cuban people to support industrialization on the island and the production of consumer goods.
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Topic: Cuba
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 17,822
favorite 22
comment 3
Principles and maintenance of everyday appliances.
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Topics: Electricity, Houses and homes: Appliances, Appliances
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by Telamerica, Inc.
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eye 51,744
favorite 76
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How two women trick a husband into buying a new kitchen.
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Topics: Consumerism, Gender roles
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by University of Southern Califonia (student film)
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eye 1.7M
favorite 121
comment 18
Imaginative film showing how automatic gadgets in homes and workplaces alienate people from one another.
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Topics: Technology: Critiques, Automation, Consumerism
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 20,834
favorite 74
comment 11
Couple dances through an array of new "Sheer Look" washers, dryers, ranges and refrigerators.
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Topics: Consumerism, Appliances: Sales, Gender roles
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 12,364
favorite 25
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Promotional film for Frigidaire dealers showing features of the new Imperial Line of refrigerators.
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Topics: Houses and homes: Kitchens: Refrigerators, Appliances: Sales, Advertising: In-house
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by MPO Television Films, Inc.
movies
eye 47,441
favorite 161
comment 21
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Houses and homes: Kitchens
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 90,523
favorite 113
comment 14
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960."
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Topics: Futurism, World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Infrastructure: Roads and highways
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by MPO Productions
movies
eye 153,680
favorite 266
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Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's "Kitchen of the Future."
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Gender roles
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 106,071
favorite 161
comment 30
Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.
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Topics: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962, Communication: Telephone, Futurism
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 45,421
favorite 79
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Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.
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Topics: Robotics, Gender roles, Futurism